The nursing assistant training programs in Steamboat Springs, Colorado that are shown to you on this page are all the Colorado state licensed classes that are being offered as of the moment. For more details such as the requirements of the CNA certification, class schedules, and tuition costs, please contact the phone number below.
Yampa Valley Medical Center/Doak Walker Care Center
1100 Central Park Dr.
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
Program director: Elizabeth Guerra, RN
There a lot of requirements that must be done in order to become a nursing assistant in Colorado. You can only work here if you have a nurse aide license and to get one, your name must be in the state’s nurse aide registry. It will only be entered there if you have passed NNAAP (National Nurse Aide Assessment Program) Exams. If you have not undergone any proper education and training as a nursing assistant, they you must enroll yourself in a state-approved training program. To complete a program, you must have at least 80 hours in both theoretical lessons and skills training.
Once you complete your CNA training, you will be eligible to take the license exams. Those who have completed courses like Nursing, Practical Nursing, or Psychiatric Nursing may also apply for the NNAAP exams. They must submit a transcript of records or a letter of validity from the school that they attended that they completed the necessary subjects. Every applicant has 24 months to pass the exams. If they pass that time, their applications will expire and they will have to apply again. For more information, you can call the Board of Nursing at (303) 894-2437 or Pearson VUE at (888) 274-5050.
Steamboat Springs is a Home Rule Municipality that is also the county seat of Routt County. As of the 2010 census, their total population has reached up to 12,088. It is the most populous city in the entire county. It has a total area of 10.1 sq miles, where all of it is land. Its population density is 1,196.8/sq miles. This city is also known as Steamboat, The Boat, or Ski Town USA.
Health care centers that you can find in the area include Steamboat Medical Group, Take Care Clinic at select Walgreens, Begay Paula The Art Of Touch, Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association, PSA HealthCare, The Healthcare Foundation for – Valley, and Colorado West Mental Health. photo attribution: departmentofed